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Weekend Links: This Week’s Top Fashion Stories

Calling All Customers– wwd.com
A far-reaching consumer initiative to take place this fall is expected to be released sometime next week with NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Vogue’s Anna Wintour, designers, and retail executives providing a united front in an attempt to jump-start business.

A Menkes Honour Vogue.co.uk
IHT fashion reporter Suzy Menkes received an honorary doctorate given in recognition of her outstanding contribution to fashion journalism

Saks already selling Spring 2009 merchandise at 40% off; Barneys to follow suit next week
– fashionweekdaily.com
The concept of “breaking”–meaning the widespread discounting of merchandise on a seasonal timetable–is more critical than ever to the success of department-store retailers, which often compete to score spending dollars by marking down before its competitors.

Sites Let You Swap Till You Drop– wsj.com
A look at websites where you post pictures of items you no longer want, in hopes of trading them for stuff you do want.

Young women are embracing curves
– timesonline.co.uk
Young women, with role models like Peaches Geldof and Lily Allen, equate the half-starved look with their middle-aged mothers

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Diane Newman

Wow! Thanks for the news. 40% off at Barney’s?! Must shop!

Reply May 18, 2009, 4:03 am

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